Neighborhood Chapters

Santa Maria


[all committees meet at PUEBLO Office 500 S. Broadway #247 Santa Maria,CA 93454]


  • Housing Committee:
    • The Housing Committee meets every Thursday at 7:00pm at the PUEBLO Office
    • This committee focuses on ensuring that renters knows their rights and have access to safe, sanitary and secure housing
    • A few of the committee's victories so far have been conducting renters rights workshops, collecting renters' surveys,  pushing they City to place traffic calming measures at dangerous curves and completing an 8 week renters rights and organizing training
    • The committee often works on policy efforts in partnership with the Rental Housing Roundtable

     

  • Youth Committee
    • The Youth Committee meets every Friday (time varies-call 805-922-4447 to inquire)
    • The Youth Committee has worked to improved bus services for students and low-income and rural neighborhoods and has also coordinated Financial Aid, AB540 informational workshops
    • The Youth Committee also works to get youth registered to vote in time to participate in upcoming elections

     

  • Immigration Committee
    • The Immigration Committee meets every Monday at 7:00pm
    • The committee has won victories around pushing for more just checkpoint policies and bringing back the Mexican Consulate despite threats from the Mayor
    • Currently leaders are collecting signatures for COPA, an initiative that would provide undocumentd immigratns who work protection from deportation and an opportunity to pay income taxes

     

Santa Barbara

  • Immigration Committee
    • The Immigration Committee meets every Thursday at 6:30pm
    • The committee has won victories around pushing for more just checkpoint policies and coordinating local actions around comprehensive immigration reform
    • Currently leaders are collecting signatures for COPA, an initiative that would provide undocumentd immigratns who work protection from deportation and an opportunity to pay income taxes and also running a large scale house meeting campaign to expand its membership base